The emu was big on farms until, well, it wasn’t. What is it about these huge, flightless birds that prevented them from being the next big meat source?
Camels, low-maintenance animals that originated in North America, are cold-hardy and heat-resistant. They produce lots of milk and can be raised for meat and hides. Do they have a future in the American Southwest?
Do you have your heart set on a particular breed of chicks for your flock? Consult one of these sources to help you find what you want.
The Lamona, created in the early 20th century, is a high-quality, dual-purpose chicken breed. Lamona hens typically lay more than 200 eggs a year.